November 22, 1926: The Munich Wolff-Verlag announces the novel “Das Schloss”, edited by Max Brod, from the estate of Franz Kafka.

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Under Monday, November 22nd, the book of history records, among other things:

1916: After his accession to the throne, the new emperor Karl I issued the manifesto “To My Peoples”.
1916: Writer and adventurer Jack London commits suicide on his California ranch.
1926: The Munich Wolff-Verlag announces the novel “Das Schloss”, edited by Max Brod, from the estate of Franz Kafka.
1931: Otto Klemperer conducts the world premiere of Paul Hindemith’s oratorio “Das Unaufhörliche” in the Berlin Philharmonic.
1941: The German auxiliary cruiser “Schiff 16 Atlantis” is surprised in the South Atlantic by the British cruiser “Devonshire”. The crew sunk their ship themselves.
1956: In Melbourne, Australia, the XVI. Olympic Games opened (until December 8th).
1981: The Soviet head of state and party leader Leonid Brezhnev arrives on a state visit to the Federal Republic of Germany.
1981: The regime critic Andrei D. Sakharov and his wife Jelena Bonner are on hunger strike to force their daughter-in-law to leave the United States to join her husband. On December 9th, the Soviet authorities give permission to leave the country.

Birthdays: Joaquín Rodrigo, Spanish composer (1901-1999); Heinrich Koch, German theater director (1911-2006); Gerhard Altenbourg, German painter (1926-1989); Hans Zender, German conductor (1936-2019); Joachim Bissmeier, German-Eastern. Actor (1936); Kent Nagano, US conductor of Japanese origin (1951); Torsten Frings, German ex-soccer player (1976); Ville Valo, Finnish singer / rock musician (HIM) (1976).
Days of Death: Jack London, US writer (1876-1916); Oskar Thiede, east. Sculptor and medalist (1879-1961); Adolph Johannes Fischer, east Painter, writer, art collector and educator (1885-1936); Sir Hans Adolf Krebs, British biochemist of German origin, Nobel Prize 1953 (1900-1981); Ullrich Haupt, German actor (1915-1991); Sena Jurinac, jugoslavia-east. Soprano (1921-2011); Maria Casarès, French actress (1922-1996); Georg Kreisler, east. Writer and cabaret artist (1922-2011).
Name days: Cäcilie, Philemon, Rüdiger, Sheila, Sibylle, Markus, Stephan, Alfons, Maurus.

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